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Memphis, TN

Salary: $14.00 - $15.00
Date Posted: October 20, 2017
Job Type: Temporary to Hire
Job ID: 230190

Job Description

Collections Specialist - Accounts Receivable - Accounting Clerk

 

Job Description


PrideStaff Financial, a recruiting firm specializing in general accounting and finance positions, is seeking a dynamic and skilled Collection Specialist - Accounts Receivable Clerk. We are seeking an experienced and highly motivated individual to join our growing team. The candidate will be responsible for providing financial, administrative and clerical services in order to ensure effective, efficient and accurate financial and administrative operations. In this role you must comply with established policies and procedures.

 

Collections Specialist - Accounts Receivable - Accounting Clerk

 

Job Responsibilities

As a Collection Specialist - Accounts Receivable Clerk, you will be responsible for providing financial, administrative and clerical services. This includes processing and monitoring payments, expenditures as well as preparing and monitoring the payroll system. The Accounts Receivable Clerk will be providing these services in an effective and efficient manner, you will ensure that municipal finances are accurate and up to date, that staff is paid in a timely and appropriate manner, and that vendors/suppliers are paid within established time limits.

This is a more detailed look at the main typesof duties the Collection Specialist - Accounts Receivable Clerk will be doing:

  • Collections of outstanding receivables on a daily basis through telephone and written communication

  • Monitor assigned accounts in order to cash flow and profitability

  • Ability to work closely with the credit department when additional credit is required or account is delinquent and possible credit suspension is under consideration

  • Escalate any overdue Account Receivables for additional collection efforts

  • Maintain and generate reporting to identify delinquent accounts and other collection measurements

  • Review and approve write-offs

  • Performing other related duties as required

 

Job Requirements

Collections Specialist - Accounts Receivable- Accounting Clerk

 

Job Requirements

As a Collection Specialist - Accounts Receivable Clerk, you must possess knowledge of office administration and book keeping procedures, accounts payable/receivable, collections, and maintaining general ledgers. The Collection Specialist - Accounts Receivable Clerk must also have the ability to maintain a high level of accuracy in preparing and entering financial information confidentiality concerning financial and employee files.


Other requirements for the Collection Specialist - Accounts Receivable Clerk include:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in collections, and/or accounts payable

  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite of products (Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Proficiency in JD Edwards, or Oracle
  • Advance Excel knowledge (Must know - Pivot tables, VLookups, and Applying Filters)

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Analytical and problem solving skills

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously while paying attention to detail with high level of accuracy

  • Effective verbal and listening communications skills

  • Very effective organizational skills and written communication skills

  • Stress management and time management skills

  • A Bachelor's degree is preferred but not required

 

Collections Specialist- Accounts Receivable - Accounting Clerk

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Job Snapshot

Base Pay $13.00 - $14.50 /Hour

Employment Type Full-Time

Job Type Accounting, Finance, General Business

Education High School

Experience At least 3 year(s)

 

Contact Information:
Email: MemphisAP@PrideStaffFinancial.com

Phone: 901-685-5578

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